Category Archives: Halal

Thousands Sign Petition Demanding Schools Stop Serving Halal Meat

More than 4,000 people have signed a local petition demanding an end to schools serving Sharia law-compliant “non-stun” halal meat “without the knowledge or consent of the majority of pupils and parents”.

In October, a Freedom of Information request by the National Secular Society found Kirklees Council supplied the halal meat to 40 schools with thousands of pupils, many of whom are not Muslim.


HASSAN: It’s time to phase out religious animal sacrifice

The stench from animals slaughtered during the observance of Eid al-Adha lingers in various cities of Pakistan, from where I have just returned. Each year millions of animals are slaughtered en masse in one of the most populous of Muslim nations. They include sheep, goats, cattle — even camels. The festival maintains its charitable tradition, so most of the meat is distributed among the poor and needy, with a little kept for self and family.


Belgium Bans Halal Slaughter, But Muslims in Capital Brussels Are Exempt

While Flanders and Wallonia are set to ban unstunned Islamic ritual slaughter in 2019, the practice will remain legal in the Belgian capital of Brussels.

One of Islam’s most holy days, the Eid al-Adha festival, begins this week as Muslims around the globe engage in the ritual sacrifice of various animals including cows, sheep and goats.


KFC Refuses To Be Bullied After Muslim Group Just Demanded They Change Famous Recipe To Meet Absurd Demands

Kentucky Fried Chicken is a highly successful chain restaurant. They have been around for decades. And they won’t be leaving. But the legal dispute they are caught up in is threatening that. More importantly, it is over some of the most absurd nonsense that will make your stomach turn.


East Lancashire Muslim pupils in new school meal boycott

THOUSANDS of Muslim pupils in Blackburn, Nelson, Burnley, Rawtenstall, Hyndburn and Preston will be told to boycott all school meals when they return to class in September.

The move follows the decision by Lancashire County Council’s ruling cabinet to stop supplying only halal meat from pre-stunned sheep and cattle to 27 schools.

The authority currently provides halal meat from un-stunned animals to these schools attended by 12,000 pupils, three-quarters of them Muslims.


Council becomes first in UK to ban unstunned halal meat for schools, in move branded ‘Islamophobic’

Lancashire council has voted to stop supplying schools with halal meat from animals killed without being stunned, in a move described as “discriminatory and Islamophobic” by Muslim leaders.

It is believed to be the first local authority in the UK to rule that meat supplied to pupils in its schools must be from animals that have been stunned before slaughter.


Fury as ‘draconian’ school bans packed lunches, offers only Halal meat, gluten-free food or salad instead

A father, who wished to remain anonymous, said: ‘We are thinking of taking her out of the school – it’s getting silly and more like a dictatorship. Their views are quite extreme.

‘It’s about choice. It’s supposed to be an inclusive school but they are only catering for one particular religion.’

He said the school’s insinuation that pupils would not otherwise get a sit-down meal at home, or would only eat unhealthy food, was ‘absolutely insulting’.


Morrissey brands halal meat ‘evil’ as he claims animals suffer ‘abhorrent’ racism

The singer also slammed Theresa May for throwing her support behind Islamic holidays

Morrissey has attacked halal meat production, slamming the practice as “evil” and claiming animal rights must come before religion.

The former Smiths frontman launched a tirade on the Islamic method of slaughter, which involves live animals having their throats cut and their blood drained, claiming it requires approval from “supporters of ISIS”.

He said: “If you have any concern for animal welfare, for example, you cannot possibly vote for either Conservatives or Labour, because both parties support halal slaughter, which, as we all know, is evil.


‘Halal certification is a racket and a scam’: Fresh calls to scrap Islamic food branding as senator slams the industry

The Australian Federation of Islamic Councils receives a halal certification fee from Vegemite’s parent company Bega and funds the Malek Fahd Islamic Schools in Sydney

Australian Conservatives senator Cory Bernardi has described Muslim halal certifiers as ‘cockroaches’ who are running an extortion racket on the nation’s food suppliers.

h/t Marvin